October 29, 2018

An interaction with Dr. W. Lawrence S. Prabhakar| Power transition in Asia-Pacific

Dr. W. Lawrence S. Prabhakar, Associate Professor of International Relations and Strategic Studies at Madras Christian College, Chennai shares his outlook on Great Power Transitions, Power Shifts in the Asia-Pacific: India’s Foreign and Security Policy, Position and Posture. Watch the […]
October 29, 2018

That ain’t a fair deal, folks!

*The news story published on The New Indian Express, Kochi quoting CPPR Senior Research Associate, Deepthi Mary Mathew’s comment on how lack of economic Fredoom for local self-government bodies can be counterproductive. Ease of doing business is not just about single-window […]
October 17, 2018

Legislating KMTA Act need of the hour, say experts

*The news story published on The Times of India, quoting CPPR Chairman, Dr. D. Dhanuraj’s remark on prerequisites for legislating KMTA Act. KOCHI: With Cochin Smart Mission Ltd (CSML) gearing up to execute the integrated traffic management system (ITMS) and introduce […]
October 16, 2018

Roping in danger! Cops ignore DGP’s directive

*The news story published on The Hindu, quoting CPPR Chairman, Dr. D. Dhanuraj’s comment on the lack of scientific practices in regulating traffic. Last week, Jerin, a mechanical engineer from Kaloor, was taking a diversion at Banerji Road near Janatha […]
October 9, 2018

Tax, fuel price hike put a spoke in Kochi buses’ wheel

*The news story published on The Hindu, quoting CPPR Chairman, Dr. D. Dhanuraj’s comment on challenging scenario of private bus operators in Kochi. Over 800 private buses have disappeared from city roads in the past nine years Is the number […]
October 9, 2018

1,100 of 2,000 pvt buses go off city roads in 9yrs

*The news story published on Deccan Chronicle, quoting CPPR Chairman, Dr. D. Dhanuraj’s comment on sharp decline in the number of private buses operating in Kochi city circuit. *This news story can be also read at Deccan Chronicle’s website.
October 8, 2018

Election Dates Declared in Five States| അഞ്ചു സംസ്ഥാനങ്ങള്‍ ബൂത്തിലേക്ക്

In the wake of the declaration of elections dates in five states of India, the expert panel deliberates over Indian General Elections 2019. CPPR Chairman D. Dhanuraj along with other experts discuss the political scenario in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Mizoram and […]
September 28, 2018

India has great potential to play normative leader in Asia-Pacific region

*The news story published on The New Indian Express, Kochi in reference with ‘Great Power Transitions and Power Shifts in the Asia-Pacific’,  an interactive session held at CPPR.  India has always approached these issues from a moral angle, without depending […]
September 24, 2018

Plan to have buses with fewer seating capacity

*The news story published on The Times of India, quoting CPPR Chairman, Dr. D. Dhanuraj’s comment on Motor Vehicle department’s proposal to operate buses with fewer seats but more space for standee passengers.  Officials with the motor vehicles department (MVD) […]
September 18, 2018

Rebuilding Kerala: Govt turns to public, seeks ‘smart ideas’ for state planning

*The news story published on The News Minute, quoting CPPR Chairman, Dr. D. Dhanuraj’s comment on ‘smart ideas’ for ‘Rebuilding Kerala’.   In the first such initiative, the Kerala government is inviting “practical ideas and suggestions from all walks of life”. […]
September 8, 2018

E book – The Market and A Choice of Free Ideas (Malayalam Translation)

‘Vipaniyum Chila Swathanthra Aashayangalum’ is a collection of six essays (from the collection ‘The Market and A Choice of Free Ideas’ published by Atlas Network in 2014) that mainly deal with concepts like free market, political market and property rights. […]
September 6, 2018

Kakkanad’s arduous route

*The news story published on The New Indian Express, Kochi quoting CPPR’s Study KOCHI: Situated in the eastern part of Kochi, Kakkanad houses administrative, industrial, residential and IT headquarters, thereby making the town one of the largest and fastest growing […]
August 28, 2018

Thumbs up for salary challenge| The way forward to rebuild a new Kerala

The expert panel discusses on Kerala Government’s Salary Challenge initiative for supporting the flood victims in the state.  CPPR Chairman D. Dhanuraj along with other experts in the panel reflects on the way forward to rebuild a new Kerala. Watch […]
August 21, 2018

Kerala Civil Supplies Corporation failing in its objective to sell subsidised commodities

Even the quantity of coconut oil, which is the most sold and preferred item at Supplyco outlets, distributed through 1,406 outlets across Kerala contributes only 2.52 per cent of Kerala’s total consumption demand. Similarly, for other most-sold items, the majority […]
August 14, 2018

IPTs in an Integrated Urban Transport System

In a populous country like India, integration of Intermediate Public Transport (IPT) with the mass transit systems is essential considering the steep rise in demand and the haphazard growth of the urban transport sector in India. Read more on ‘IPTs […]